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Study on the matching between the functional needs of furniture for the elderly and the needs of the elderly

S. Follesa


Based on the investigation and analysis of the type, material, style, color and function of the furniture for the elderly in the market. The physiological characteristics, psychological characteristics, emotional needs and consumption patterns of the self-care elderly were summarized. Based on the theory of demand hierarchy, the theory of self-care for the elderly was put forward. According to this theoretical framework, the design methods of suitable old furniture were given to match the needs of self-care for the elderly. Finally, according to the problems existing in the market, the improvement methods were put forward, which reflects the problems that need to be paid attention to in the design of the suitable old furniture, and has reference significance for the industry of furniture for the elderly.

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